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Celebrities directly impacted by the coronavirus

Since Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson revealed they tested positive for the virus that’s been declared a global pandemic, other celebrities have explained how they’re being affected by it, too.

Here’s the latest, which we’ll update regularly, with the most recent entries on top:

revealed. “I was incredibly safe. I wore a mask. I used hand sanitizer. One time, when the world was starting to open up, I decided to forgo wearing my mask in public. One. Time.” She advised others to always wear a mask.” data-reactid=”49″>Camp, known for the Pitch Perfect movies, said July 21 that she felt it was her responsibility to announce that she had contracted the coronavirus. “I have since tested negative, but I was extremely sick for over three weeks and still have lingering symptoms,” Camp revealed. “I was incredibly safe. I wore a mask. I used hand sanitizer. One time, when the world was starting to open up, I decided to forgo wearing my mask in public. One. Time.” She advised others to always wear a mask.

Love Connection host Woolery insisted that COVID-19 was “a lie” being told by Democrats, the media, the CDC and doctors, with the intention of affecting the election. He returned three days later with an altered point of view. “To further clarify and add perspective, Covid-19 is real and it is here,” Woolery wrote. “My son tested positive for the virus, and I feel for (sic) those suffering and especially for those who have lost loved ones.”  ” data-reactid=”55″>On July 12, former Love Connection host Woolery insisted that COVID-19 was “a lie” being told by Democrats, the media, the CDC and doctors, with the intention of affecting the election. He returned three days later with an altered point of view. “To further clarify and add perspective, Covid-19 is real and it is here,” Woolery wrote. “My son tested positive for the virus, and I feel for (sic) those suffering and especially for those who have lost loved ones.”  

official obituary, Kemp died on July 4 at her Los Angeles home, amid “a full moon eclipse and fireworks covering the sky.”” data-reactid=”58″>Kemp, known as Sally Blankfield in her personal life, was 76. She used Kemp professionally on TV shows such as early ‘80s sketch show Fridays — ABC’s take on Saturday Night Live — alongside Larry David and Michael Richards, and on AfterMASH, which aired from 1983 to 1985, as characters from MASH found themselves together again after the Korean War. According to her official obituary, Kemp died on July 4 at her Los Angeles home, amid “a full moon eclipse and fireworks covering the sky.”

Amitabh tweeted. “All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!” Abhishek also tweeted, “Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested…” The next day, Abhishek revealed that his wife, actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, had also tested positive alongside the couple’s 8-year-old daughter. She and the child are self-quarantining at home.” data-reactid=”61″>Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan, the latter of whom stars in the Amazon Original series Breathe: Into the Shadows, posted their diagnoses on Saturday, July 11. “I have tested COVID-positive… shifted to hospital…” Amitabh tweeted. “All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!” Abhishek also tweeted, “Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested…” The next day, Abhishek revealed that his wife, actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, had also tested positive alongside the couple’s 8-year-old daughter. She and the child are self-quarantining at home.

American Idol and has continued his career as a contemporary Christian singer. On July 7, he shared a photo of himself at a hospital with the caption, “Covid suuuuucks.” He explained that he had COVID-19 that had developed into pneumonia. “Coughing is still bad but MUCH better,” he said in an update the following day.” data-reactid=”67″>Sligh finished 10th on the 2007 season of American Idol and has continued his career as a contemporary Christian singer. On July 7, he shared a photo of himself at a hospital with the caption, “Covid suuuuucks.” He explained that he had COVID-19 that had developed into pneumonia. “Coughing is still bad but MUCH better,” he said in an update the following day.

a social media video that he tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago. “This is something I never thought would happen to me, but it did,” he told fans. Royce said he always washed his hands and wore a mask, thinking that was sufficient “and it was not.” He also warned that asymptomatic people may accidentally spread the virus and said he was frustrated by those who don’t take health precautions. The entertainer, who said he is on the mend, also wrote on Instagram, “This holiday weekend please maintain social distancing, use masks, if you don’t have to leave home to work or get together with others, don’t do it.”” data-reactid=”72″>On July 3, the “Adicto” singer revealed in a social media video that he tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago. “This is something I never thought would happen to me, but it did,” he told fans. Royce said he always washed his hands and wore a mask, thinking that was sufficient “and it was not.” He also warned that asymptomatic people may accidentally spread the virus and said he was frustrated by those who don’t take health precautions. The entertainer, who said he is on the mend, also wrote on Instagram, “This holiday weekend please maintain social distancing, use masks, if you don’t have to leave home to work or get together with others, don’t do it.”

Shanna Moakler

The former Miss USA contestant shared her positive test results on July 2 via Instagram, listing “fever, chills, coughing” as symptoms. “Mostly, I’m just really exhausted in a way I can’t even describe,” she said, praising her doctor and nutritionist with helping her recover. After sharing gratitude for supportive followers, Moakler joked, “On this date in July last year, I broke my foot and then this year I got COVID. So, you know, I’m just going to officially just remove Julys from my calendar because…not my month.”

D.L. Hughley and son, Kyle

said he had also tested positive and planned to quarantine as well. ” data-reactid=”78″>Hughley announced his diagnosis a day after collapsing onstage during a June 19 appearance at Zanies comedy club in Nashville. He said he was being treated for dehydration and exhaustion. “I also tested positive for COVID-19, which blew me away,” Hughley said. “I was what they call asymptomatic.” He said he was going back to his hotel room to quarantine for 14 days. On June 22, his adult son, Kyle, said he had also tested positive and planned to quarantine as well. 

Abby Huntsman and family

Judi Evans

Howie Simon, posted June 8 on Facebook. He explained that she had “what is known as the COVID blood clots in her legs and she nearly had both legs amputated on two different occasions.” Evans’s other symptoms were fever, aches and a cough. The worst pain the 55-year-old actress had endured, however, had to do with the clots. “On top of everything,” he said, “when she went into surgery on one of her legs, they forgot to numb the leg and cut into her leg while she was fully conscience (sic) with no numbing of the area!” Still, Simon said, she was in “good spirits.”” data-reactid=”86″>The Days of Our Lives actress, who’s been on the show on and off since the ‘80s, contracted COVID-19 while hospitalized after a horse accident in May that left her with broken bones and a collapsed lung. “I spoke to Judi on Sunday and she is STILL in the hospital — 23 days now and counting,” her rep, Howie Simon, posted June 8 on Facebook. He explained that she had “what is known as the COVID blood clots in her legs and she nearly had both legs amputated on two different occasions.” Evans’s other symptoms were fever, aches and a cough. The worst pain the 55-year-old actress had endured, however, had to do with the clots. “On top of everything,” he said, “when she went into surgery on one of her legs, they forgot to numb the leg and cut into her leg while she was fully conscience (sic) with no numbing of the area!” Still, Simon said, she was in “good spirits.”

Andrea Bocelli

Curtis Armstrong’s father, Robert

had died one day earlier from COVID-19. He was 92 years old. Amstrong shared that his father adored his family, especially his granddaughter, Lily. “He introduced me to Sherlock Holmes,” Curtis said. “Years later, I introduced him to Patrick O’Brian. So we’re even.”” data-reactid=”92″>Best known for his roles in ‘80s movies, including Risky Business, Better Off Dead and Revenge of the Nerds, in which he played Booger, Armstrong shared May 26 that his father, Robert Armstrong, had died one day earlier from COVID-19. He was 92 years old. Amstrong shared that his father adored his family, especially his granddaughter, Lily. “He introduced me to Sherlock Holmes,” Curtis said. “Years later, I introduced him to Patrick O’Brian. So we’re even.”

Zoey Deutch

New York magazine’s Vulture. Although she said she’s “OK now,” Deutch said she wanted to address the subject to drive home the importance of wearing masks. “So many people don’t show symptoms, and my experience was that me and my friends who got it all had such drastically different symptoms,” she said. “I had a sore throat and felt totally delirious, like I was losing my mind… One of my friends only lost taste and smell. One went to the hospital with the ‘normal’ symptoms, but another friend had absolutely no symptoms at all. I stayed inside for almost two months, and I still very minimally go out, with a mask.”” data-reactid=”95″>Deutch, whose credits include the Politician and Set It Up, tested positive for coronavirus for a full month “before the shutdown,” she wrote in an essay published May 19 in New York magazine’s Vulture. Although she said she’s “OK now,” Deutch said she wanted to address the subject to drive home the importance of wearing masks. “So many people don’t show symptoms, and my experience was that me and my friends who got it all had such drastically different symptoms,” she said. “I had a sore throat and felt totally delirious, like I was losing my mind… One of my friends only lost taste and smell. One went to the hospital with the ‘normal’ symptoms, but another friend had absolutely no symptoms at all. I stayed inside for almost two months, and I still very minimally go out, with a mask.”

Kumiko Okae

Dr. Joseph Fair

explained on Nightly News with Lester Holt that he believes he caught the virus during a crowded flight to his home in New Orleans. “My flights were packed,” Fair said. “I had a mask on, gloves on, wipes routine, but you know obviously you could still get it through your eyes.” The virologist said he first noticed symptoms, including nausea and a lack of appetite, three days after the flight. About a week later, he developed a lung infection and “really couldn’t take a full breath.” Fair said he continues to be treated with oxygen but is “on the other end of it.”” data-reactid=”101″>Fair, an NBC News contributor who has appeared as part of the network’s coverage of the pandemic, tweeted May 13 that he was in the hospital recovering from COVID-19. He later explained on Nightly News with Lester Holt that he believes he caught the virus during a crowded flight to his home in New Orleans. “My flights were packed,” Fair said. “I had a mask on, gloves on, wipes routine, but you know obviously you could still get it through your eyes.” The virologist said he first noticed symptoms, including nausea and a lack of appetite, three days after the flight. About a week later, he developed a lung infection and “really couldn’t take a full breath.” Fair said he continues to be treated with oxygen but is “on the other end of it.”

My friends wondering where I’ve been: I came down with #COVID19 & am hospitalized. I’m on the other end of it, but not out of the woods yet. Please continue to social distance. I used max precautions, but still managed to contract it. Back as soon as I’m able, friends. #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/Ck75sKLOU3

— Dr. Joseph Fair (@curefinder) May 13, 2020

Matt Damon’s daughter, Alexia

Tony Shalhoub and wife, Brooke Adams

Rory Kinnear’s sister, Karina

Guardian May 12 about having lost his sister to the coronavirus. Kinnear said his sister struggled with physical challenges from the time of her birth, when she suffered from a lack of oxygen that caused severe brain damage. She “had been left paralysed from the waist down after a life-saving operation on her spine aged 19, had been intubated and suffered kidney damage six years ago with sepsis — the last time we said our putative goodbyes to her — and was in hospital with chest infections regularly throughout her life. And yet every time, when you thought she couldn’t possibly take any more, she defied us.” He called her “heroic and continually inspiring.” The family said their goodbyes and appreciations over FaceTime, since Karina had to be kept in isolation at the hospital.” data-reactid=”112″>Kinnear, a British actor who’s appeared in James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre, wrote in the Guardian May 12 about having lost his sister to the coronavirus. Kinnear said his sister struggled with physical challenges from the time of her birth, when she suffered from a lack of oxygen that caused severe brain damage. She “had been left paralysed from the waist down after a life-saving operation on her spine aged 19, had been intubated and suffered kidney damage six years ago with sepsis — the last time we said our putative goodbyes to her — and was in hospital with chest infections regularly throughout her life. And yet every time, when you thought she couldn’t possibly take any more, she defied us.” He called her “heroic and continually inspiring.” The family said their goodbyes and appreciations over FaceTime, since Karina had to be kept in isolation at the hospital.

Lesley Stahl

Dave Greenfield

Matteo De Cosmo 

Madonna

Holly Marie Combs’s grandfather

tweeted at Trump, as he again blamed the media and the Democrats for the country’s predicament. “He believed you when you said this virus was no worse than the flu. He believed every lie you muttered and sputtered. He died today from Covid-19 one day after his 66th wedding anniversary. You’re a disgrace to the human race.” ” data-reactid=”127″>The Charmed actress revealed April 29 that her grandfather had died from COVID-19, as she called out President Trump for his response to the coronavirus pandemic. “My grandfather died today. He voted for you,” Combs tweeted at Trump, as he again blamed the media and the Democrats for the country’s predicament. “He believed you when you said this virus was no worse than the flu. He believed every lie you muttered and sputtered. He died today from Covid-19 one day after his 66th wedding anniversary. You’re a disgrace to the human race.” 

Paul Shaffer’s wife, Cathy Vasapoli

Roy Horn

ABC News on April 28. Horn performed alongside Siegfried Fischbacher in Las Vegas from 1990 to 2003, when Horn was attacked by his tiger, Mantecore, during a performance.” data-reactid=”133″>Horn, 75, half of the famed duo Siegfried and Roy, died of complications from COVID-19 on May 8 in Las Vegas. “Today, the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend,” Siegfried Fischbacher said in a statement, per Variety. “From the moment we met, I knew Roy and I, together, would change the world. There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy without Siegfried.” The statement continued, “Roy was a fighter his whole life including during these final days. I give my heartfelt appreciation to the team of doctors, nurses and staff at Mountain View Hospital who worked heroically against this insidious virus that ultimately took Roy’s life.” Horn’s publicist confirmed his diagnosis to ABC News on April 28. Horn performed alongside Siegfried Fischbacher in Las Vegas from 1990 to 2003, when Horn was attacked by his tiger, Mantecore, during a performance.

Troy Sneed

Riz Ahmed’s two family members

GQ Hype in an interview published April 26. “I just want to believe their deaths and all the others aren’t for nothing. We gotta step up to reimagine a better future.” He didn’t disclose their relationship to him. The outspoken actor railed against the health crisis being used for political gains. “Trump is using it as an excuse to try to ban immigration and the Hungarian government is centralizing power off the back of this,” Ahmed said.” data-reactid=”139″>“I have lost two family members to COVID,” the Venom actor told GQ Hype in an interview published April 26. “I just want to believe their deaths and all the others aren’t for nothing. We gotta step up to reimagine a better future.” He didn’t disclose their relationship to him. The outspoken actor railed against the health crisis being used for political gains. “Trump is using it as an excuse to try to ban immigration and the Hungarian government is centralizing power off the back of this,” Ahmed said.

Fred the Godson

Complex on April 23 that he had died from the coronavirus. Fred the Godson had said on April 6 that he’d contracted it. The musician was well known in New York and collaborated with Diddy, Meek Mill and Pusha-T, among others. He was 35. Upon his death, Fat Joe was one of the many who paid tribute to him on social media.” data-reactid=”142″>The Brooklyn rapper’s manager told Complex on April 23 that he had died from the coronavirus. Fred the Godson had said on April 6 that he’d contracted it. The musician was well known in New York and collaborated with Diddy, Meek Mill and Pusha-T, among others. He was 35. Upon his death, Fat Joe was one of the many who paid tribute to him on social media.

Eric Eremita

Offset’s great uncle, Jerry

The Migos rapper said April 19 that the coronavirus had killed his great uncle. “Smfh this corona s*** done killed my great uncle,” he said on Instagram Stories. “Rip uncle Jerry damn man.” He asked that people pray for his family.

Sharon Stone’s friend, Eileen Mitzman

broke into tears while talking about Mitzman and their friendship in an April 19 video on social media. At the time, the Basic Instinct star said Mitzman was dying in a New York hospital. “She has coronavirus but she will die because she’s septic and she has other illnesses and none of us can go there and be with her,” Stone lamented. (Mitzman’s death has since been confirmed by another friend.) Stone met Mitzman through their common work as HIV/AIDS activists, and Mitzman became an “adopted grandmother” to the actress. Stone said Mitzman would “die a warrior,” and she asked people to scream on her friend’s behalf. “I want her to hear you scream for her because she was furious about what is happening, she was furious about the way this was being handled,” Stone said. “She was furious. And I want her to know that you respect her life and that you respect her death.”” data-reactid=”153″>Stone broke into tears while talking about Mitzman and their friendship in an April 19 video on social media. At the time, the Basic Instinct star said Mitzman was dying in a New York hospital. “She has coronavirus but she will die because she’s septic and she has other illnesses and none of us can go there and be with her,” Stone lamented. (Mitzman’s death has since been confirmed by another friend.) Stone met Mitzman through their common work as HIV/AIDS activists, and Mitzman became an “adopted grandmother” to the actress. Stone said Mitzman would “die a warrior,” and she asked people to scream on her friend’s behalf. “I want her to hear you scream for her because she was furious about what is happening, she was furious about the way this was being handled,” Stone said. “She was furious. And I want her to know that you respect her life and that you respect her death.”

Matthew Seligman

Sam Smith

Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. “So yeah, I think I definitely had it. And then as soon as I had it, my sister five days after me started getting the same symptoms.” ” data-reactid=”159″>On Thursday, the non-binary singer shared that they and their sister experienced the symptoms of COVID-19 earlier this year while self-isolating in London, but had not sought formal testing. “I’m just going to assume that I did because everything I’ve read completely pointed to that,” the Oscar winner told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. “So yeah, I think I definitely had it. And then as soon as I had it, my sister five days after me started getting the same symptoms.” 

Bob Odenkirk’s son, Nathan 

recovered from COVID-19. “It got scarier the longer it went and the further we got from it, I became aware that we got very lucky,” Odenkirk said. He described Nathan’s symptoms as “pretty bad” and “worse than the flu.” “According to him,” Odenkirk said, “the pain in his throat was the worst thing of all, but I think also the fatigue. And it lasted longer than the flu.”” data-reactid=”162″>During an April 16 appearance on the Late Late Show with James Corden, the Better Call Saul star said his 21-year-old son, Nathan, had recovered from COVID-19. “It got scarier the longer it went and the further we got from it, I became aware that we got very lucky,” Odenkirk said. He described Nathan’s symptoms as “pretty bad” and “worse than the flu.” “According to him,” Odenkirk said, “the pain in his throat was the worst thing of all, but I think also the fatigue. And it lasted longer than the flu.”

Dylan Dreyer’s husband, Brian Fichera

tested positive for COVID-19 and spent 10 days in self-isolation away from Dreyer and their two young sons. At that point, he said he had been symptom-free for a week. He described the disease as “brilliant and diabolical” adding, “It will let up just enough to allow you to feel good about yourself and walk to the bathroom….but then it will suddenly attack you as if it knows you are at the farthest away from your bed,” he wrote on social media. “When it hits hard you can’t move, and it feels like you’re snorkeling through a cocktail straw. People have compared it to the flu …for me it was reminiscent of mono.”” data-reactid=”165″>The Today meteorologist’s husband said on April 15 that he’d tested positive for COVID-19 and spent 10 days in self-isolation away from Dreyer and their two young sons. At that point, he said he had been symptom-free for a week. He described the disease as “brilliant and diabolical” adding, “It will let up just enough to allow you to feel good about yourself and walk to the bathroom….but then it will suddenly attack you as if it knows you are at the farthest away from your bed,” he wrote on social media. “When it hits hard you can’t move, and it feels like you’re snorkeling through a cocktail straw. People have compared it to the flu …for me it was reminiscent of mono.”

Allen Daviau

DJ Jazzy Jeff

Tamron Hall that he became terribly ill, as dozens of others did, after performing at an event in Ketchum, Idaho, on March 6, nearly three weeks before the state told people to stay at home. “I literally went home and got into bed and almost don’t remember the next 11 days after that… When we finally were able to go to the doctor, they wouldn’t test me for COVID-19, they gave me a flu test and then gave me an X-ray on my lungs and said I had pneumonia in both of my lungs, which terrified me to death.” He’s doing so much better now that he threw an online house party to encourage people to stay at home during the pandemic.” data-reactid=”171″>DJ Jazzy Jeff — whose real name is Jeffrey Allen Townes — recalls telling his wife he didn’t feel great one day in early March and then… not a whole lot for more than a week. The former rap partner of the Fresh Prince (better known as Will Smith) said April 14 on Tamron Hall that he became terribly ill, as dozens of others did, after performing at an event in Ketchum, Idaho, on March 6, nearly three weeks before the state told people to stay at home. “I literally went home and got into bed and almost don’t remember the next 11 days after that… When we finally were able to go to the doctor, they wouldn’t test me for COVID-19, they gave me a flu test and then gave me an X-ray on my lungs and said I had pneumonia in both of my lungs, which terrified me to death.” He’s doing so much better now that he threw an online house party to encourage people to stay at home during the pandemic.

Ann Sullivan

Hollywood Reporter. She was 91.” data-reactid=”174″>Sullivan was an animator who worked on Disney films including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Oliver & Company. Her Los Angeles retirement community, located on the campus of the Motion Picture and Television Fund, confirmed her death in an April 13 story published by the Hollywood Reporter. She was 91.

George Stephanopoulos

Good Morning America on April 13. Unlike his wife, though, Stephanopoulos was asymptomatic. “I’ve never had a fever, never had chills, never had a headache, never had a cough, never had shortness of breath,” Stphanopoulos said. “I’m feeling great.” He came down with the virus despite the fact Wentworth self-isolated away from the rest of the family as soon as she began experiencing symptoms.” data-reactid=”177″>Two weeks after wife Ali Wentworth revealed her own diagnosis, the ABC News anchor said that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus on Good Morning America on April 13. Unlike his wife, though, Stephanopoulos was asymptomatic. “I’ve never had a fever, never had chills, never had a headache, never had a cough, never had shortness of breath,” Stphanopoulos said. “I’m feeling great.” He came down with the virus despite the fact Wentworth self-isolated away from the rest of the family as soon as she began experiencing symptoms.

Danny Burstein

Sturgill Simpson

Tim Brooke-Taylor

Babyface and his family

The Grammy winner, who turned 62 on Friday, also thanked the public for wishing him a happy birthday. Babyface is married to Nicole Pantenberg with whom he has a 12-year-old daughter. He also shares two sons with ex-wife Tracey Edmonds.

Mia Farrow’s daughter, Quincy

tweeted on April 10. The Rosemary’s Baby star adopted Quincy in 1994, when the girl was a year old. Four days later, on April 14, Farrow announced that her daughter was “getting stronger with each day after a very frightening hospitalization for coronavirus.” She added, “I wish i could hug her but am not allowed.”” data-reactid=”193″>Actress and activist Farrow turned to social media to ask for prayers for her 26-year-old daughter, Quincy. “Today she had no alternative but to go (to) the hospital for help in her struggle against the coronavirus,” Farrow tweeted on April 10. The Rosemary’s Baby star adopted Quincy in 1994, when the girl was a year old. Four days later, on April 14, Farrow announced that her daughter was “getting stronger with each day after a very frightening hospitalization for coronavirus.” She added, “I wish i could hug her but am not allowed.”

Jedediah Bila 

revealed that she had contracted the coronavirus. “I’m very much on the mend, so please don’t worry,” the Fox and Friends weekend host said April 9. She said that her husband was also recovering and their son never fell ill.  ” data-reactid=”196″>A week after telling her followers to stay safe, the Fox and Friends weekend host revealed that she had contracted the coronavirus. “I’m very much on the mend, so please don’t worry,” the Fox and Friends weekend host said April 9. She said that her husband was also recovering and their son never fell ill.  

Diego Luna’s children, Jeronimo and Fiona

ET Canada. Both have since recovered. “Yesterday was the first night they slept here and life has changed dramatically for me,” explained Luna, who divorced the children’s mother, Camila Sodi in 2013. “I was like three weeks not being able to hug them or get close to them, and finally I am.”” data-reactid=”199″>Luna’s 11-year-old son, Jerónimo, and his daughter Fiona, 9, “had the virus long ago,” the Narcos star said during an Instagram Live interview with IndieWire on April 9, per ET Canada. Both have since recovered. “Yesterday was the first night they slept here and life has changed dramatically for me,” explained Luna, who divorced the children’s mother, Camila Sodi in 2013. “I was like three weeks not being able to hug them or get close to them, and finally I am.”

Bebe Winans, his mother Delores Winans and a brother 

The Joe Madison Show. “And, you know, you get concerned. And the fatigue came on, and the chills, and appetite went away.” He said other members of his famous family were affected, too. “My brother, now, got to the point where he had to go to the hospital… A fever and pneumonia set in and so for four or five days, he was there.” Winans added that his mother, Delores Winans, was “touched by it for four or five days.”” data-reactid=”202″>The iconic gospel singer said he became ill after traveling from New York to Detroit for a friend’s funeral. “I just started coughing out of nowhere,” Winans said April 8 on Sirius XM’s The Joe Madison Show. “And, you know, you get concerned. And the fatigue came on, and the chills, and appetite went away.” He said other members of his famous family were affected, too. “My brother, now, got to the point where he had to go to the hospital… A fever and pneumonia set in and so for four or five days, he was there.” Winans added that his mother, Delores Winans, was “touched by it for four or five days.”

Todd Chrisley

Chrisley Confessions. “It has been the sickest that I have ever been in the 52 years I’ve been on this earth,” he said. “I cannot ever tell you a time in my life where I have ever been as sick as what I had been with the coronavirus.” Chrisley estimated then that he was operating at “about 70 to 75 percent.”” data-reactid=”207″>The Chrisley Knows Best star had been “battling corona” for three weeks, including four-and-a-half days in the hospital, when he revealed it on the April 8 episode of his podcast Chrisley Confessions. “It has been the sickest that I have ever been in the 52 years I’ve been on this earth,” he said. “I cannot ever tell you a time in my life where I have ever been as sick as what I had been with the coronavirus.” Chrisley estimated then that he was operating at “about 70 to 75 percent.”

Tyler Perry’s friend, Charles Gregory Ross

said. “The man was warm, loving and hilarious. We all loved to see him coming and hear his laughter.” Perry added a warning: “Black people, we are at a disproportionately higher risk of dying from this virus. Please, please, please, I beg you to take this seriously.”” data-reactid=”210″>Perry announced April 9 that his friend and colleague had died from the disease. “Mr. Charles Gregory was a hairstylist that had worked with us for many years,” Perry said. “The man was warm, loving and hilarious. We all loved to see him coming and hear his laughter.” Perry added a warning: “Black people, we are at a disproportionately higher risk of dying from this virus. Please, please, please, I beg you to take this seriously.”

Wanda Dench’s husband, Lonnie

erroneous invitation, shared the sad news.” data-reactid=”213″>Wanda Dench, who became a viral star in 2016 after she accidentally invited the wrong person to Thanksgiving dinner over text message and then followed through with it, lost her husband, Lonnie, to the disease on April 5. Both she and Jamal Hinton, the man who became her friend after receiving the erroneous invitation, shared the sad news.

Allen Garfield

Ronee Blakley, who played his wife, reacted by saying, “I hang my head in tears.” ” data-reactid=”216″>The 80-year-old actor’s credits include Nashville, The Conversation, Beverly Hills Cop II and Irreconcilable Differences. The Associated Press reported April 8 that his sister, Lois Goorwitz, said he died April 7 of complications from COVID-19 at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif. His Nashville co-star Ronee Blakley, who played his wife, reacted by saying, “I hang my head in tears.” 

Jennifer Aydin

video that she began having symptoms the previous week, but she’s doing somewhat better now. Aydin had convinced her plastic surgeon husband to bring home a test for her, after she experienced “extreme fatigue.” At night, she was having a “mix of sweating and chills.” The reality TV star reassured fans that she was taking vitamins and drinking hot liquids: “We’ll all get through this.” data-reactid=”219″>The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member said in an April 8 video that she began having symptoms the previous week, but she’s doing somewhat better now. Aydin had convinced her plastic surgeon husband to bring home a test for her, after she experienced “extreme fatigue.” At night, she was having a “mix of sweating and chills.” The reality TV star reassured fans that she was taking vitamins and drinking hot liquids: “We’ll all get through this.

John Prine

Anna Wintour’s son, Charlie Shaffer

video post calling attention to the public health crisis that her son is sick. “My son is a doctor. He is currently quite ill and quarantining at home, but when he is able, he will return to the ICU at his hospital,” Wintour said April 6. “I am so proud of him and so grateful to all the health workers, first responders, nurses and doctors.” She also announced that Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are raising funds to support people in the fashion community affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Wintour confirmed on the April 9 episode of CBS This Morning that her son had, in fact, been sick with the coronavirus.” data-reactid=”225″>The Vogue editor revealed in a video post calling attention to the public health crisis that her son is sick. “My son is a doctor. He is currently quite ill and quarantining at home, but when he is able, he will return to the ICU at his hospital,” Wintour said April 6. “I am so proud of him and so grateful to all the health workers, first responders, nurses and doctors.” She also announced that Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are raising funds to support people in the fashion community affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Wintour confirmed on the April 9 episode of CBS This Morning that her son had, in fact, been sick with the coronavirus.

Hal Willner

Variety confirmed his death on April 7. He suggested he’d been diagnosed with the coronavirus in a March 28 tweet, which showed a U.S. map of outbreaks of the virus. Wilner quipped, “I always wanted to have a number one, but not this” and said he was “in bed on upper west side.” He tweeted once more after that: “Well wishes for musician John Prine, who remains hospitalized with COVID-19.” Prine also died April 7.” data-reactid=”228″>Willner, 64, was a record producer known for his epic, star-studded tribute albums, who had coordinated the music sketches at Saturday Night Live since 1980. Variety confirmed his death on April 7. He suggested he’d been diagnosed with the coronavirus in a March 28 tweet, which showed a U.S. map of outbreaks of the virus. Wilner quipped, “I always wanted to have a number one, but not this” and said he was “in bed on upper west side.” He tweeted once more after that: “Well wishes for musician John Prine, who remains hospitalized with COVID-19.” Prine also died April 7.

Michael Che’s grandmother

broke the sad news about his grandmother on April 6. “I’m doing okay, considering,” he wrote. “I’m obviously very hurt and angry that she had to go through all that pain alone. But I’m also happy that she’s not in pain anymore. And I also feel guilty for feeling happy. Basically the whole gamut of complex feelings everybody else has losing someone very close and special. I’m not unique. But it’s still scary.” He made references to an SNL joke about conspiracy theories about the virus and pleaded with people to take care of themselves, especially by eating a healthy diet. “Anyway, we can all do more to protect ourselves than just washing our hands and dressing up like (Mortal Kombat character Sub-Zero). We may have to do some reading, but we got the time.”” data-reactid=”231″>The co-anchor for Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” segment broke the sad news about his grandmother on April 6. “I’m doing okay, considering,” he wrote. “I’m obviously very hurt and angry that she had to go through all that pain alone. But I’m also happy that she’s not in pain anymore. And I also feel guilty for feeling happy. Basically the whole gamut of complex feelings everybody else has losing someone very close and special. I’m not unique. But it’s still scary.” He made references to an SNL joke about conspiracy theories about the virus and pleaded with people to take care of themselves, especially by eating a healthy diet. “Anyway, we can all do more to protect ourselves than just washing our hands and dressing up like (Mortal Kombat character Sub-Zero). We may have to do some reading, but we got the time.”

Lee Fierro

Entertainment Tonight. She was 91. Fierro appeared in two other movies, including Jaws: The Revenge, in 1987, and worked extensively in theater. ” data-reactid=”234″>Fierro, who famously played the grieving mother who slapped Chief Brody (Roy Scheider) in the 1975 horror classic Jaws, died at an assisted living facility in Aurora, Ohio, according to Entertainment Tonight. She was 91. Fierro appeared in two other movies, including Jaws: The Revenge, in 1987, and worked extensively in theater. 

Forrest Compton

Shelter Island Reporter newspaper in New York.” data-reactid=”237″>Compton, 94, is best known for his role on the Edge of Night in the ‘70s and ‘80s, but his acting resume dated back to 1954 and included daytime soap operas and TV classics such as the Twilight Zone, My Three Sons and Gomer Pyle: USMC. His final appearance was on Ed in 2002. He died April 4, friends confirmed to the Shelter Island Reporter newspaper in New York.

Jay Benedict

the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19,” Benedict’s management team said April 4 on social media. “Our thoughts are with his family.” Benedict was 68. He appeared in countless theater productions and movies during a 40-year career, including the British soap Emmerdale, Victor Victoria and the Dark Knight Rises.” data-reactid=”240″>“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19,” Benedict’s management team said April 4 on social media. “Our thoughts are with his family.” Benedict was 68. He appeared in countless theater productions and movies during a 40-year career, including the British soap Emmerdale, Victor Victoria and the Dark Knight Rises.

J.K. Rowling

Marianne Faithfull

Nancy Silverton

his website. Both drove 42.5 miles away to take a test after learning someone they’d been in contact with had tested positive. He quoted Silverton as saying that she realized she was sick, even before the results had come back, as she prepared an omelet at home. The ingredients were unorganized, the process was messy and the resulting meal was less than delicious. “That wasn’t the way I cook,” Silverton said. “That omelet was cooked by the virus.” Until she became ill, Silverton had provided free meals for hospitality workers at one of her eateries.” data-reactid=”249″>The Los Angeles-based restaurateur, who’s appeared on Top Chef, The Chew and other food-centric shows, is recovering in quarantine after testing positive for the virus on March 27, her partner Michael Krikorian shared on his website. Both drove 42.5 miles away to take a test after learning someone they’d been in contact with had tested positive. He quoted Silverton as saying that she realized she was sick, even before the results had come back, as she prepared an omelet at home. The ingredients were unorganized, the process was messy and the resulting meal was less than delicious. “That wasn’t the way I cook,” Silverton said. “That omelet was cooked by the virus.” Until she became ill, Silverton had provided free meals for hospitality workers at one of her eateries.

John Taylor

Facebook. “Perhaps I am a particularly robust 59-year-old — I like to think I am — or was blessed with getting only a mild case of COVID 19 — but after a week or so of what I would describe as a ‘Turbo-charged Flu,’ I came out of it feeling okay,” he said. He added that his time in quarantine gave him “the chance to really recover.”” data-reactid=”257″>The Duran Duran bassist tested positive in mid-March, he shared April 3 on Facebook. “Perhaps I am a particularly robust 59-year-old — I like to think I am — or was blessed with getting only a mild case of COVID 19 — but after a week or so of what I would describe as a ‘Turbo-charged Flu,’ I came out of it feeling okay,” he said. He added that his time in quarantine gave him “the chance to really recover.”

Christopher Cross

revealed his diagnosis on April 3. “I’m not in the habit of discussing medical issues on social media, but I do so in hope this will help other people to understand how serious and how contagious this illness is,” he shared on Facebook. “Although I am fortunate enough to be cared for at home, this is possibly the worst illness I’ve ever had.”” data-reactid=”260″>The Oscar-winning singer/songwriter behind “Sailing” and the theme from the 1981 movie Arthur revealed his diagnosis on April 3. “I’m not in the habit of discussing medical issues on social media, but I do so in hope this will help other people to understand how serious and how contagious this illness is,” he shared on Facebook. “Although I am fortunate enough to be cared for at home, this is possibly the worst illness I’ve ever had.”

Patricia Bosworth

wrote April 3 on Facebook. “She was excited and feeling just fine. We even joked about the virus, believing it was far from our reality. The deadly virus came on very quickly and she’s gone.”” data-reactid=”263″>Bosworth’s friend Ray Leslee shared the sad news that she died on April 2 “from coronavirus.” The 86-year-old had been a model and actress in the ‘50s and ‘60s before becoming an accomplished writer. Her books included biographies of Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda and Diane Arbus, the latter of which inspired a 2006 Nicole Kidman movie, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus. “She had just returned from a week’s travels, researching for her new book about Paul Robeson,” Leslee wrote April 3 on Facebook. “She was excited and feeling just fine. We even joked about the virus, believing it was far from our reality. The deadly virus came on very quickly and she’s gone.”

Brooke Baldwin

tested positive for the coronavirus. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever. I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the things we’re being told to do. Still — it got me.” ” data-reactid=”266″>“I am OKAY,” the CNN anchor said April 3, as she announced that she’d tested positive for the coronavirus. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever. I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the things we’re being told to do. Still — it got me.” 

happy update that, on Day 10, she “started feeling shades of myself.” She predicted she was only a few days away from a full recovery. “I haven’t taken Tylenol for the body aches in 36 hours… and my chief complaint right now is simply the remnants of a cough and what feels like a head cold,” Baldwin said. “I am still sleeping 10 hours at night battling this thing. I still can’t fully taste or smell… but I caught just the slightest whiff of peppermint in my tea this morning.”” data-reactid=”267″>Baldwin later provided the happy update that, on Day 10, she “started feeling shades of myself.” She predicted she was only a few days away from a full recovery. “I haven’t taken Tylenol for the body aches in 36 hours… and my chief complaint right now is simply the remnants of a cough and what feels like a head cold,” Baldwin said. “I am still sleeping 10 hours at night battling this thing. I still can’t fully taste or smell… but I caught just the slightest whiff of peppermint in my tea this morning.”

tested negative for the virus. Baldwin planned to donate plasma to those who were still sick.” data-reactid=”269″>She shared on April 23 that she had finally tested negative for the virus. Baldwin planned to donate plasma to those who were still sick.

YNW Melly

restricted release from Florida’s Broward County Jail after testing positive for the coronavirus, his team said April 2 on social media. Representatives for the rapper explained that Melly was seeking “better care due to any jails not being prepared to treat this new virus.” Melly (real name: Jamell Demons) has been awaiting trial on double murder charges for more than a year. ” data-reactid=”272″>Rapper YNW Melly requested a restricted release from Florida’s Broward County Jail after testing positive for the coronavirus, his team said April 2 on social media. Representatives for the rapper explained that Melly was seeking “better care due to any jails not being prepared to treat this new virus.” Melly (real name: Jamell Demons) has been awaiting trial on double murder charges for more than a year. 

Sergio Rossi

confirmed on April 3 that he had died at 84. The U.S. version of the Sun reported that Rossi succumbed to the coronavirus, citing Luciana Garbuglia, the mayor of San Mauro Pascoli, Italy, where Rossi resided. “Today is a very sad day for our community, because we have the first one killed by the coronavirus,” Garbuglia said. “Sergio Rossi was a great entrepreneur, who worked for our community, a patriarch in our shoe district.” Rossi’s creations were favorites of stylish celebrities including Rihanna and Ariana Grande.” data-reactid=”275″>The iconic shoe designer’s brand confirmed on April 3 that he had died at 84. The U.S. version of the Sun reported that Rossi succumbed to the coronavirus, citing Luciana Garbuglia, the mayor of San Mauro Pascoli, Italy, where Rossi resided. “Today is a very sad day for our community, because we have the first one killed by the coronavirus,” Garbuglia said. “Sergio Rossi was a great entrepreneur, who worked for our community, a patriarch in our shoe district.” Rossi’s creations were favorites of stylish celebrities including Rihanna and Ariana Grande.

Sara Bareilles

“I had it, just so you know,” the “Love Song” singer said April 2 on Instagram Stories. “I’m fully recovered, just so you know.” Bareilles said she was thinking about “all the people who are walking through this really tricky time.”

Eddie Large

Facebook. “Dad had fought bravely for so long. Due to this horrible disease we had been unable to visit him at the hospital but all of the family and close friends spoke to him every day.” Large, whose real name was Hugh McGinnis, broke through in the ‘70s when he won the talent show Opportunity Knocks. He went on to achieve fame as one half of comedy duo Little and Large, with Syd Little.” data-reactid=”281″>The British comedian died at 78 after catching the virus during a hospital stay for another condition, his son, Ryan McGinnis announced April 2. “He had been suffering with heart failure and unfortunately, whilst in hospital, contracted the coronavirus, which his heart was sadly not strong enough to fight,” McGinnis wrote on Facebook. “Dad had fought bravely for so long. Due to this horrible disease we had been unable to visit him at the hospital but all of the family and close friends spoke to him every day.” Large, whose real name was Hugh McGinnis, broke through in the ‘70s when he won the talent show Opportunity Knocks. He went on to achieve fame as one half of comedy duo Little and Large, with Syd Little.

Ellis Marsalis

a statement. He was 85. Upon hearing of Marsalis’s death, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell wrote, “Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we mean when we talk about New Orleans jazz.”” data-reactid=”284″>The pianist and father of jazz greats Wynton and Branford Marsalis died April 1 in New Orleans, the latter said in a statement. He was 85. Upon hearing of Marsalis’s death, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell wrote, “Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we mean when we talk about New Orleans jazz.”

Brian Stokes Mitchell

calmly revealed April 1 that he’d been diagnosed with the virus causing a global pandemic. “I’ve been laying low for the last couple of days because I could feel my body fighting something unusual,” the Tony Award-winning actor from Kiss Me Kate said in a video he posted on social media. “I just got confirmation that I’ve indeed tested positive for the coronavirus.” Mitchell added that he had felt better on each of the past three days, but he advised others to “keep your social distancing.”” data-reactid=”287″>Mitchell calmly revealed April 1 that he’d been diagnosed with the virus causing a global pandemic. “I’ve been laying low for the last couple of days because I could feel my body fighting something unusual,” the Tony Award-winning actor from Kiss Me Kate said in a video he posted on social media. “I just got confirmation that I’ve indeed tested positive for the coronavirus.” Mitchell added that he had felt better on each of the past three days, but he advised others to “keep your social distancing.”

positive for COVID-19 — after two false-negative tests. She continued to give daily updates, some optimistic and others heartbreaking, such as when she delivered news that Cordero had had to have his leg amputated to resolve issues with blood clots. It was one of several surgeries that Cordero underwent in the hospital. While the actor eventually cleared the virus and awakened from his medically induced coma, he experienced yet another challenge in the final days of his life, as Kloots reported that Cordero would need a double-lung transplant. When Cordero died, on July 5, Kloots wrote, “My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.” After his death, Broadway’s Zach Braff, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sara Bareilles, among many others, paid tribute to Cordero.” data-reactid=”290″>The actor, who’s appeared on Broadway in shows including Bullets Over Broadway, Waitress and Rock of Ages, as well as TV’s Blue Bloods, died on Fourth of July weekend after struggling with the coronavirus for three months. He was 41. Cordero’s wife, fitness trainer Amanda Kloots, first announced April 1 that her husband had been hospitalized with pneumonia, but she suspected the diagnosis was incorrect and that he was actually suffering from COVID-19. On April 7, she confirmed he was positive for COVID-19 — after two false-negative tests. She continued to give daily updates, some optimistic and others heartbreaking, such as when she delivered news that Cordero had had to have his leg amputated to resolve issues with blood clots. It was one of several surgeries that Cordero underwent in the hospital. While the actor eventually cleared the virus and awakened from his medically induced coma, he experienced yet another challenge in the final days of his life, as Kloots reported that Cordero would need a double-lung transplant. When Cordero died, on July 5, Kloots wrote, “My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.” After his death, Broadway’s Zach Braff, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Sara Bareilles, among many others, paid tribute to Cordero.

Ali Wentworth

Adam Schlesinger

Joe Exotic

according to ET. A 14-day quarantine, in which inmates are prohibited from communicating by email or phone, is reportedly standard for all inmates arriving at any prison during the coronavirus pandemic. Exotic is behind bars, in part, for his role in a murder-for-hire plot mentioned in the popular Netflix series.” data-reactid=”303″>The Tiger King star, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, is being quarantined after being transferred from a county jail to a federal prison in Fort Worth, Texas, according to ET. A 14-day quarantine, in which inmates are prohibited from communicating by email or phone, is reportedly standard for all inmates arriving at any prison during the coronavirus pandemic. Exotic is behind bars, in part, for his role in a murder-for-hire plot mentioned in the popular Netflix series.

Julie Bennett

Mark Scroggs. Bennett’s credits, which date back to 1950, include acting appearances on TV’s Leave It to Beaver and the “Mathnet” segment of “Square One,” as well as voice work on the Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo and, in 1997, the role of Aunt May in Spider-Man: The Animated Series. She was 88.” data-reactid=”306″>The voiceover actress, best known for playing Cindy Bear in Hanna-Barbera’s classic Yogi Bear cartoons, died March 31 from COVID-19, according to her agent and friend Mark Scroggs. Bennett’s credits, which date back to 1950, include acting appearances on TV’s Leave It to Beaver and the “Mathnet” segment of “Square One,” as well as voice work on the Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo and, in 1997, the role of Aunt May in Spider-Man: The Animated Series. She was 88.

Caroline Lunny

Mix 104.1 on April 1. Despite her diagnosis, she said she was “feeling great” during the interview.” data-reactid=”309″>Lunny, who appeared as a contestant on Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season of The Bachelor in 2018, said she laughed when she got her test results. “Which is so weird, but I just panicked and didn’t know what else to do — how are you supposed to react when finding out you’re a part of the pandemic?” Lunny told RADIO.COM’s Karson and Kennedy of Boston radio station Mix 104.1 on April 1. Despite her diagnosis, she said she was “feeling great” during the interview.

Andrew Jack

TMZ. Jack was working up until a few weeks ago, when he was teaching dialect on the highly anticipated movie The Batman. ” data-reactid=”314″>Jack, a 76-year-old actor, who also made significant contributions to entertainment as a dialect coach for big-budget movies including Lord of the Rings, Avengers: Endgame and Sherlock Holmes, died March 31 at a hospital outside of London, his rep told TMZ. Jack was working up until a few weeks ago, when he was teaching dialect on the highly anticipated movie The Batman. 

Ray Benson

fatigue and headaches over the past 10 days. He noted that he ended up with the virus despite having been alone and taking other precautions, such as wearing a mask.” data-reactid=”317″>On his second attempt to get a test for the coronavirus, the Asleep at the Wheel frontman learned the coronavirus had been the source of his fatigue and headaches over the past 10 days. He noted that he ended up with the virus despite having been alone and taking other precautions, such as wearing a mask.

Nico Santos’s stepfather, Sonny, and his mother, Tita

Variety that his mother had fully recovered. He also mourned his stepfather: “His laugh is the thing I remember the most,” he said. “He had just this loud, joyous laugh that was just infectious. … He was just like a great guy with a great personality.”” data-reactid=”320″>The actor, known for Crazy Rich Asians and Superstore, broke the devastating news March 29 that his “Tito Sonny,” who he described as a “kind, caring man,” had died from COVID-19. Santos said his mother was also struggling with the disease, but she had not required hospitalization. The most upsetting part of all of it, he said, is that his family had to stay apart during such a tragic time. During an April 23 Instagram event, Santos confirmed to Variety that his mother had fully recovered. He also mourned his stepfather: “His laugh is the thing I remember the most,” he said. “He had just this loud, joyous laugh that was just infectious. … He was just like a great guy with a great personality.”

Sincere Show

Chris Cuomo, wife Cristina and their son, Mario 

her symptoms were completely different. The two quarantined separately inside their home. On April 18, Cristina shared that she was “feeling so much better” and Chris had recovered enough to care for their three children.” data-reactid=”332″>Chris revealed on April 15 that his wife, Cristina, also had the coronavirus, although her symptoms were completely different. The two quarantined separately inside their home. On April 18, Cristina shared that she was “feeling so much better” and Chris had recovered enough to care for their three children.

There was a setback at some point. Cristina noted on April 22 that she was “working hard” to get one of their kids, 14-year-old Mario, through the virus.

Kalie Shorr

miserable symptoms she had before being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She described the first few days with it as “absolutely miserable,” and she remarked that she caught it despite having stayed in quarantine, except for a few trips for groceries. By the time the “Fight Like a Girl” singer shared the news, she said she was feeling “significantly better.”” data-reactid=”337″>In a post dated March 30, Shorr explained the miserable symptoms she had before being diagnosed with the coronavirus. She described the first few days with it as “absolutely miserable,” and she remarked that she caught it despite having stayed in quarantine, except for a few trips for groceries. By the time the “Fight Like a Girl” singer shared the news, she said she was feeling “significantly better.”

Maria Mercader

Ken Shimura

Joe Diffie

Till Lindemann

Mark Blum

Los Angeles Times reported March 26. According to the newspaper, Blum’s wife, actress Janet Zarish, said Blum had not been in contact with anyone with the virus, but he suffered from asthma.” data-reactid=”355″>Blum, a theater actor since the ‘70s also known for playing roles in movies and shows such as You, Desperately Seeking Susan and Shattered Glass, died at 69 from complications of the coronavirus, the Los Angeles Times reported March 26. According to the newspaper, Blum’s wife, actress Janet Zarish, said Blum had not been in contact with anyone with the virus, but he suffered from asthma.

Mark Blum was consistently a great actor and a finer man. We met when I moved to NY & were briefly TV married in 1987. Last Xmas we caught up for over an hour at a party and he was still kind and hilariously sardonic. I adored him. My heart breaks for his beautiful wife Janet. pic.twitter.com/uRT136B3Ma

— Dana Delany (@DanaDelany) March 26, 2020

Scarface

tested positive for COVID-19. “I’m thinking I may be on the back end of it, because I’ve probably had it for so long,” Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, said. “It’s been to the point where I’d be laying down and I couldn’t get comfortable because it was like an elephant sitting on my chest, bro. I could not breathe, I couldn’t sit up.” He warned people to stay home. “Don’t play no games with it,” he said.” data-reactid=”360″>During an interview in late March, the rapper said he had suffered terrible symptoms, including vomiting and kidney failure, and eventually tested positive for COVID-19. “I’m thinking I may be on the back end of it, because I’ve probably had it for so long,” Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, said. “It’s been to the point where I’d be laying down and I couldn’t get comfortable because it was like an elephant sitting on my chest, bro. I could not breathe, I couldn’t sit up.” He warned people to stay home. “Don’t play no games with it,” he said.

Kathy Griffin

called out President Trump for boasting about how well the United States is doing on testing people for the coronavirus, saying that she had been unable to get one, despite having sought medical care. “I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms,” Griffin wrote March 25. “The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions.” She told the Los Angeles Times that afternoon that doctors were able to diagnose an infection for which they prescribed medication. She was able to return home the same day. She still doesn’t know if the coronavirus is the underlying cause of her symptoms, but she’s quarantining herself just in case.” data-reactid=”363″>Griffin called out President Trump for boasting about how well the United States is doing on testing people for the coronavirus, saying that she had been unable to get one, despite having sought medical care. “I was sent to the #COVID19 isolation ward room in a major hospital ER from a separate urgent care facility after showing UNBEARABLY PAINFUL symptoms,” Griffin wrote March 25. “The hospital couldn’t test me for #coronavirus because of CDC (Pence task force) restrictions.” She told the Los Angeles Times that afternoon that doctors were able to diagnose an infection for which they prescribed medication. She was able to return home the same day. She still doesn’t know if the coronavirus is the underlying cause of her symptoms, but she’s quarantining herself just in case.

Lucia Bosé

tweet. She was 89.” data-reactid=”366″>Bosé was an Italian actress whose credits stretched back to the ‘50s, when she starred in films by famed directors, including Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini. Her son shared news of her death in a March 23 tweet. She was 89.

Laura Bell Bundy

a video dated March 25. “It’s very, very scary. Of course I’m scared,” Bundy said, adding that she actually felt OK. She said her husband was also sick but their 10-month-old son appeared to be just fine so far.” data-reactid=”369″>Bundy has been in quarantine since March 12, after she had a headache, a sore throat, a tightness in her chest and a shortness of breath. After calling her doctor, she obtained a test that came back positive, she said in a video dated March 25. “It’s very, very scary. Of course I’m scared,” Bundy said, adding that she actually felt OK. She said her husband was also sick but their 10-month-old son appeared to be just fine so far.

Floyd Cardoz

People. He was 59. Cardoz’s team shared March 17 that he’d been admitted to the hospital, and the chef himself apologized the next day for having caused a panic. Upon his death, Bravo and Top Chef paid tribute to Cardoz on Instagram, calling him “an inspiration to chefs around the world.”” data-reactid=”372″>Cardoz, a New York restaurateur who won Top Chef Masters in 2011, died March 25 at Mountainside Medical Centre in New Jersey, as a result of complications from the coronavirus, a spokesperson for his Hunger Inc. Hospitality Group confirmed to People. He was 59. Cardoz’s team shared March 17 that he’d been admitted to the hospital, and the chef himself apologized the next day for having caused a panic. Upon his death, Bravo and Top Chef paid tribute to Cardoz on Instagram, calling him “an inspiration to chefs around the world.”

Prince Charles

CNN that Charles last saw his mother, 93-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, the day before doctors said he would have become contagious.” data-reactid=”377″>The heir to the British throne, 71, isolated himself at one of his homes in Scotland after testing positive for the coronavirus, his office said March 25. “It is not possible to ascertain from whom the Prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks,” the official statement read. Charles is showing only mild symptoms and is in good health otherwise. Meanwhile, a royal source told CNN that Charles last saw his mother, 93-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, the day before doctors said he would have become contagious.

Greg Rikaart 

recovering from the coronavirus, which he called “the hardest experience of my life.” He said he’d been in isolation, away from my family, since March 14. “I had a fever for 11 days, difficulty breathing and was (originally) diagnosed with pneumonia,” Rikaart said, adding that he later tested positive for COVID-19. He was recovering at home.” data-reactid=”380″>Rikaart, a former star of the Young and the Restless, disclosed March 25 that he was recovering from the coronavirus, which he called “the hardest experience of my life.” He said he’d been in isolation, away from my family, since March 14. “I had a fever for 11 days, difficulty breathing and was (originally) diagnosed with pneumonia,” Rikaart said, adding that he later tested positive for COVID-19. He was recovering at home.

Jackson Browne

Rolling Stone March 24, after he said he’d been in isolation for 10 days. “I’m in the middle of trying to call everyone I know to discuss with them how they are feeling and whether or not they have symptoms. You have to assume you have it. You need to assume that you in some way could very easily pass it to someone else.” The “Somebody’s Baby” singer added, “It’s important for us all to be pretty forthcoming about what we’re going through. Our experiences will be helpful for others to know.”” data-reactid=”383″>Browne took a test for the coronavirus after noticing he had a small cough and a temperature, and before it had even come back positive, he quarantined himself at home in Los Angeles. “It was before the mandatory quarantine orders were issued, because you don’t know if you had it or not,” he told Rolling Stone March 24, after he said he’d been in isolation for 10 days. “I’m in the middle of trying to call everyone I know to discuss with them how they are feeling and whether or not they have symptoms. You have to assume you have it. You need to assume that you in some way could very easily pass it to someone else.” The “Somebody’s Baby” singer added, “It’s important for us all to be pretty forthcoming about what we’re going through. Our experiences will be helpful for others to know.”

Greta Thunberg

shared March 24. “When I returned from my trip around Central Europe I isolated myself (in a borrowed apartment away from my mother and sister) since the number of cases of COVID-19 (in Germany for instance) were similar to Italy in the beginning. Around ten days ago I started feeling some symptoms, exactly the same time as my father — who traveled with me from Brussels. I was feeling tired, had shivers, a sore throat and coughed. My dad experienced the same symptoms, but much more intense and with a fever.” Thunberg explained that she hadn’t taken a test, because those were being reserved for emergency cases, but she suspected she had it. “Now I’ve basically recovered, but — AND THIS IS THE BOTTOM LINE: I almost didn’t feel ill. My last cold was much worse than this!” She urged people to stay home and avoid spreading the virus.” data-reactid=”386″>The environmental activist suspected she had the coronavirus, so she stayed apart from her family. “The last two weeks I’ve stayed inside,” she shared March 24. “When I returned from my trip around Central Europe I isolated myself (in a borrowed apartment away from my mother and sister) since the number of cases of COVID-19 (in Germany for instance) were similar to Italy in the beginning. Around ten days ago I started feeling some symptoms, exactly the same time as my father — who traveled with me from Brussels. I was feeling tired, had shivers, a sore throat and coughed. My dad experienced the same symptoms, but much more intense and with a fever.” Thunberg explained that she hadn’t taken a test, because those were being reserved for emergency cases, but she suspected she had it. “Now I’ve basically recovered, but — AND THIS IS THE BOTTOM LINE: I almost didn’t feel ill. My last cold was much worse than this!” She urged people to stay home and avoid spreading the virus.

Slim Thug

The rapper said he’s overcoming the coronavirus. “Check this out. No games being played.The other day I got tested for the coronavirus, and it came back positive,” Thug, whose real name is Stayve Thomas, revealed in a video posted March 24. “As careful as I been self-quarantined and staying home — I might have went and got something to eat, stayed in my truck, mask, gloves, everything on — my test came back positive.” He reassured fans that he was OK. “I feel good or whatever, I ain’t got no problems right now,” he said, explaining that he had a slight fever and a cough at one point. “I feel like I’m good, but y’all better take it serious,” he warned others.

Manu Dibango

a statement on Facebook: “It is with deep sadness that we announce you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, further to covid 19.” They had announced just six days earlier that the 86-year-old saxophone legend had been hospitalized for a reason “linked to Covid 19” but was “resting well and calmly recovering.” During his lifetime, the Grammy-nominated, Cameroonian musician played with the likes of Herbie Hancock. His 1972 song “Soul Makossa” was famously sampled by Michael Jackson in Jackson’s own hit song “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” Rihanna in “Don’t Stop the Music” and other artists in their own works. His team requested that fans send condolences to [email protected].” data-reactid=”394″>Dibango’s team broke the awful news in a statement on Facebook: “It is with deep sadness that we announce you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, further to covid 19.” They had announced just six days earlier that the 86-year-old saxophone legend had been hospitalized for a reason “linked to Covid 19” but was “resting well and calmly recovering.” During his lifetime, the Grammy-nominated, Cameroonian musician played with the likes of Herbie Hancock. His 1972 song “Soul Makossa” was famously sampled by Michael Jackson in Jackson’s own hit song “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” Rihanna in “Don’t Stop the Music” and other artists in their own works. His team requested that fans send condolences to [email protected]

Terrence McNally

Deadline. In addition to his latest condition, the 81-year-old McNally was a lung cancer survivor who struggled with chronic pulmonary disease.” data-reactid=”397″>The Tony Award-winning playwright, whose shows included Ragtime, The Full Monty and many more, died March 24 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., his spokesman Matt Polk told Deadline. In addition to his latest condition, the 81-year-old McNally was a lung cancer survivor who struggled with chronic pulmonary disease.

Aaron Tveit

wrote March 23. “I consider myself extremely lucky that my symptoms have been very mild — cold like with no fever — as so many are experiencing much more serious symptoms, because this is a very dangerous virus.” By April 25, he was well enough to perform at the online 90th birthday concert for Stephen Sondheim.” data-reactid=”400″>The star of Broadway’s Moulin Rouge and Catch Me If You Can said he’s “feeling much better” after having tested positive for COVID-19. “I’ve been in quarantine since Broadway shows shut down on Thursday, March 12, and I’m feeling much better,” he wrote March 23. “I consider myself extremely lucky that my symptoms have been very mild — cold like with no fever — as so many are experiencing much more serious symptoms, because this is a very dangerous virus.” By April 25, he was well enough to perform at the online 90th birthday concert for Stephen Sondheim.

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Sophia Myles’s father, Peter Myles

Died of the coronavirus” data-reactid=”405″>Status: Died of the coronavirus

announced that he’d died on March 21.” data-reactid=”406″>Myles, an actress known for her work in Doctor Who and Tristan and Isolde, documented her father’s struggle with the coronavirus in a video diary since March 14. She shared a heartbreaking photo of him in his hospital bed and even took a CBS news crew with her to show people they should take the health threat seriously. She announced that he’d died on March 21.

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Meghan McCain

CNN, “He is doing well and is responding to treatment.” Domingo himself said March 30 that was continuing with therapy and rest. “I am at home and I feel fine,” he wrote on Facebook.” data-reactid=”419″>On March 22 the opera singer revealed that he tested positive after experiencing fever and a cough, but noted that he and his family, who were self-isolating, were “in good health.” A week later, however, the Spanish opera singer was hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico. A spokesperson for Domingo told CNN, “He is doing well and is responding to treatment.” Domingo himself said March 30 that was continuing with therapy and rest. “I am at home and I feel fine,” he wrote on Facebook.

Nyle DiMarco

told fans that, despite being “really sick” over the past few days, he declined to get tested due to the shortage of tests available. “The sick patients need it more than I do,” the “on the mend” star shared on March 21.” data-reactid=”422″>Deaf model, actor and former Dancing with the Stars champion DiMarco told fans that, despite being “really sick” over the past few days, he declined to get tested due to the shortage of tests available. “The sick patients need it more than I do,” the “on the mend” star shared on March 21.

Debi Mazar

After 14 days, Mazar said she was “almost symptom-free.”

Andy Cohen

Colton Underwood

an update three days later, Underwood said that for the first time, he was feeling improvement. He had spoken to the local health department and had moved to a floor of the home by himself. “Im hopeful that I’ve turned the corner and will be back to 100% soon,” he wrote.” data-reactid=”442″>In an update three days later, Underwood said that for the first time, he was feeling improvement. He had spoken to the local health department and had moved to a floor of the home by himself. “Im hopeful that I’ve turned the corner and will be back to 100% soon,” he wrote.

a full recovery.” He thanked Randolph and her family for taking such good care of him. “Not only physically, but mentally too (and I’m probably the most high maintenance patient),” he said. “Her family opened up their doors to us while we were in quarantine and through everything we stuck together.”” data-reactid=”443″>On April 7, Underwood said he’d made “a full recovery.” He thanked Randolph and her family for taking such good care of him. “Not only physically, but mentally too (and I’m probably the most high maintenance patient),” he said. “Her family opened up their doors to us while we were in quarantine and through everything we stuck together.”

Daniel Dae Kim

Kim revealed on March 29 he’s “considered virus free” and that his required period of self-isolation ended.

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Indira Varma

she’s sick: “I’m in bed with it and it’s not nice,” presumably referring to the coronavirus. Varma lamented that COVID-19 had caused theaters, including one where she had been working, to go dark.” data-reactid=”455″>The Game of Thrones alum said that she’s sick: “I’m in bed with it and it’s not nice,” presumably referring to the coronavirus. Varma lamented that COVID-19 had caused theaters, including one where she had been working, to go dark.

Drake

Page Six. The two had been photographed hanging out together March 10 in Los Angeles. The rapper, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, revealed in March that his test results had come back negative.” data-reactid=”458″>Following NBA star Kevin Durant’s revelation in March that he had the coronavirus, Drake hunkered down in his hometown of Toronto, according to Page Six. The two had been photographed hanging out together March 10 in Los Angeles. The rapper, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, revealed in March that his test results had come back negative.

Charlotte Lawrence

The “Joke’s on You” singer told people about her condition as part of a plea for people to stay inside their homes and stem the spread of the coronavirus. “I am going to be completely fine,” Lawrence said. “But many who get it won’t be if too many people get sick too quickly. So this is not me asking for prayers, for love, for sweet messages. This is me pleading for you all to protect those less able to fight this virus.”

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Sarah Hyland

People. Hyland noted that the virus is “really dangerous” for immunocompromised people like herself.” data-reactid=”471″>If you want to find the Modern Family actress during the epidemic, then look for her at home. As she said on the March 18 episode of the Brad Behavior podcast, she’s only leaving for doctor’s appointments, when she wears a mask and gloves. “I am obviously immunocompromised with my transplant history and am on immunosuppressants, so everything in this house is sanitized,” she said, per People. Hyland noted that the virus is “really dangerous” for immunocompromised people like herself.

Diplo

The musician, whose real name is Thomas Pentz, said he was staying away from his two young sons — although he missed them terribly — because he had been in contact with hundreds of people in recent days. “I’m staying away from the house until I am cleared of the virus,” Diplo said.

Andrew Watt

hit by a bus,” and that he couldn’t move out of bed for days. He said a doctor who came to his house told him he couldn’t have the coronavirus because he had tested positive for the flu. However, a second doctor who came to his home administered a test and confirmed that he did, in fact, have COVID-19. While Watt said his own condition was improving, he urged others to take the threat seriously. “This is not a joke,” he said. “Stay safe, stay sanitized.”” data-reactid=”479″>On March 17, Watt explained to fans that he’d woken up 11 days earlier feeling like he’d been “hit by a bus,” and that he couldn’t move out of bed for days. He said a doctor who came to his house told him he couldn’t have the coronavirus because he had tested positive for the flu. However, a second doctor who came to his home administered a test and confirmed that he did, in fact, have COVID-19. While Watt said his own condition was improving, he urged others to take the threat seriously. “This is not a joke,” he said. “Stay safe, stay sanitized.”

Arielle Charnas

reported March 17 that she had been very ill for several days, but she said she planned to continue focusing her social media channels on the things that made her happy. “Each day the symptoms evolve into something else and while I can’t imagine how I’d ever catch coronavirus (from what I know I haven’t been in contact with anyone who has it) I’m dealing with the weirdest virus I’ve ever had since mono,” Charnas said.” data-reactid=”482″>The influencer reported March 17 that she had been very ill for several days, but she said she planned to continue focusing her social media channels on the things that made her happy. “Each day the symptoms evolve into something else and while I can’t imagine how I’d ever catch coronavirus (from what I know I haven’t been in contact with anyone who has it) I’m dealing with the weirdest virus I’ve ever had since mono,” Charnas said.

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David Higgs

told his followers on March 15. “If you are feeling sick, straight away just quarantine yourself.”” data-reactid=”511″>The L.A.-based photographer said doctors gave him the test after they found he didn’t have the flu. “I don’t know where I got it. I don’t know how I got it,” Higgs told his followers on March 15. “If you are feeling sick, straight away just quarantine yourself.”

Kris Jenner

Lucian Grainge, who’s since been hospitalized with the illness. “Kris wasn’t sick and didn’t have any symptoms, but since she was in contact with someone who tested positive, she took the test,” a source told ET. “Jenner luckily tested negative for coronavirus.”” data-reactid=”514″>Jenner took a test for the coronavirus after she attended a birthday party for Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge, who’s since been hospitalized with the illness. “Kris wasn’t sick and didn’t have any symptoms, but since she was in contact with someone who tested positive, she took the test,” a source told ET. “Jenner luckily tested negative for coronavirus.”

Kristofer Hivju

said he and his family were “self-isolating at home for as long as it takes.” He described his symptoms as “mild,” like a cold.” data-reactid=”517″>The Norway production of Netflix’s The Witcher shut down following the news that one of its stars was infected. Hivju, best known as Game of Thrones fan favorite Tormund Giantsbane, said he and his family were “self-isolating at home for as long as it takes.” He described his symptoms as “mild,” like a cold.

Craig Melvin

feeling great.”” data-reactid=”520″>Just like Al Roker, the Today host skipped the March 16 show after an unidentified colleague was said to have the virus. Melvin assured fans that he was “feeling great.”

Al Roker

an update March 16 telling fans he was self-isolating for 15 days.” data-reactid=”524″>Roker posted an update March 16 telling fans he was self-isolating for 15 days.

Seth Doane

“This is not what I want to be discussing on TV. This is not what I want to be known for,” Doane told viewers. “I am trying to be public and open because I think it is vital that we stop the spread of this thing.”

tested negative in two tests, taken 24 hours apart — which is what Italy requires in order for people to be released from quarantine. He called it “a relief.”” data-reactid=”531″>On April 20, after 41 days in quarantine, he told viewers that he’d finally tested negative in two tests, taken 24 hours apart — which is what Italy requires in order for people to be released from quarantine. He called it “a relief.”

Idris Elba

had also tested positive.” data-reactid=”534″>When the Luther star revealed March 16 that he tested positive, he said that he’d not experienced any symptoms. “No panic,” he advised. On March 21, it was revealed that his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, had also tested positive.

This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ

— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020

Heidi Klum

tested negative.” data-reactid=”542″>Klum revealed March 24, as she marked her 14th day at home, that she also had tested negative.

Olga Kurylenko

said March 15 that she had tested positive.” data-reactid=”545″>The “Bond girl” in 2008’s Quantum of Solace urged others to take the threat of the illness seriously, as she said March 15 that she had tested positive.

Matthew Broderick’s sister, Janet Broderick

“My entire family is grateful for the concern about, and the well wishes for, my sister Janet,” he said. “I’m happy to say she is feeling much better and is on the road to a full recovery. We are all very appreciative for the wonderful care she received from the amazing doctors and nurses at Cedars Sinai.”

New York magazine that she received preferential treatment because of her celebrity connection. “I think there is no question and it breaks my heart,” she said. “My God, I hope this causes us to take some kind of look at how we are handling medicine in this country.”” data-reactid=”550″>Janet ended up spending six days in the hospital, before returning home to quarantine. She later told New York magazine that she received preferential treatment because of her celebrity connection. “I think there is no question and it breaks my heart,” she said. “My God, I hope this causes us to take some kind of look at how we are handling medicine in this country.”

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

returned home to Los Angeles. He vowed to follow social distancing rules including shelter in place. “Many, many thanks to everyone in Australia who looked after us,” he wrote on social media. “Their care and guidance made possible our return to the USA. And many thanks to all of you who reached out with well wishes.”” data-reactid=”556″>A little over weeks after his diagnosis, Hanks confirmed he and his wife returned home to Los Angeles. He vowed to follow social distancing rules including shelter in place. “Many, many thanks to everyone in Australia who looked after us,” he wrote on social media. “Their care and guidance made possible our return to the USA. And many thanks to all of you who reached out with well wishes.”

Baz Luhrmann

The director and his family, including a wife and two teenage children, have stayed at a home in Australia rented by the studio behind the film he was working on when one of his lead actors, Tom Hanks, fell ill.

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